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Green Executives Appoints Monica Collings to Advisory Committee

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Green Executives Appoints Monica Collings to Advisory Committee

London, UK – 04/06/2024

Green Executives, an executive search firm dedicated to the green economy and the net zero agenda, is pleased to announce the appointment of Monica Collings to its Advisory Committee. This strategic addition is poised to bolster the firm's mission of delivering unparalleled value through expert advice and thought leadership in the sustainability sector.

Monica Collings - A Distinguished Executive and Thought Leader

Monica Collings brings a wealth of experience to Green Executives, having an illustrious career that includes leading roles in the energy sector. As the former Chief Executive of both Vattenfall’s UK energy retailer and challenger supplier So Energy, Monica demonstrated exceptional leadership, navigating the complexities of the energy crisis and orchestrating a significant merger with ESB Energy. Her extensive commercial background spans property, automotive, and retail home improvement, sectors integral to the energy transition.

Monica's commitment to diversity and gender representation in the workplace is well-recognised. She has been a vocal ambassador for POWERful Women and active supporter of the Women’s Utilities Network. Her participation as a UK Delegate at the United Nations’ 68th session of the Commission on the Status of Women underscores her dedication to these causes.

Currently, Monica serves across a portfolio of non-executive and advisory roles, including her position as Chair of the energy technology SaaS business, Swarm and NED on the boards of Dalcour Maclaren and Cornwall Insights. Her multifaceted experience and visionary approach will undoubtedly enrich Green Executives’ Advisory Committee.

Joe Hetherington, Managing Partner of Green Executives, commented:

"We are thrilled to welcome Monica Collings to our Advisory Committee. Monica's track record in driving impactful change within the energy sector and her advocacy for greater gender representation align perfectly with our values and mission. Her insights and expertise will be invaluable as we continue to support our clients in navigating their sustainability agendas."

Monica Collings, on her appointment to the Advisory Committee, stated:

"I am very pleased to be joining Green Executives' Advisory Committee and contribute to their mission of fostering the kind of progressive leadership we need in the green economy. I look forward to leveraging my experience to help drive sustainable change and support the next generation of leaders in this crucial sector."

Overview of the Advisory Committee

Green Executives’ Advisory Committee is composed of distinguished professionals from the green economy, dedicated to providing clients with critical insights and expertise. The committee plays a pivotal role in helping clients understand their leadership needs, shaping strategies, and identifying candidates with the skills necessary to advance their sustainability goals. Acting as a sounding board, the committee ensures alignment with sustainability criteria and broadens the search pool through their extensive networks.

Moreover, committee members serve as ambassadors for client organisations, promoting their sustainability values to potential candidates and stakeholders.

For more information, please contact:

Green Executives


Phone: +44 20 4582 7451